There's a babyish party named Burges

Dante Gabriel Rossetti

General Description

Date: 1869

Scholarly Commentary


This limerick, directed at the PRB architect William Burges (1827-1881), “immortalized [him] as a kind of PR Peter Pan” (see Fredeman, Correspondence, 54. 51 ).

A general commentary on DGR's limericks and their context is available.

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